Die Schwalbe, No. 231, June 2008 [Retro Corner]

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Die Schwalbe

No. 231, June 2008

13750 - Bernd Schwarzkopf

Die Schwalbe 231, June 2008

[7k/6p1/8/2Pp4/8/6K1/8/8]

2+3. #6 (Maximummer)

[7k/6p1/8/2Pp4/8/6K1/8/8]

Solution


13758 - Michel Caillaud

Die Schwalbe 231, June 2008

Dedicated to Günter Lauinger

[r3krb1/3ppp2/5p2/1Qp2p1N/2P2P1q/p3P1P1/P3PP1B/R3K2n]

12+13. #2

[r3krb1/3ppp2/5p2/1Qp2p1N/2P2P1q/p3P1P1/P3PP1B/R3K2n]

Solution


13759 - Werner Keym

Die Schwalbe 231, June 2008

Dedicated to Günter Lauinger

[r3k2r/1p2p1p1/NPp1P2B/1Pp1p3/b3Q1P1/1N4P1/1P4P1/R3K2R]

14+10. #3

[r3k2r/1p2p1p1/NPp1P2B/1Pp1p3/b3Q1P1/1N4P1/1P4P1/R3K2R]

Solution


13760 - Andrei Kornilov, Andrei Frolkin

Die Schwalbe 231, June 2008

Dedicated to Günter Lauinger

[N4K1B/r1pprPNR/pp2PkRb/4pp1Q/6pp/1P6/b1PP2P1/1B2n3]

14+14. Mate? Release the position!

[N4K1B/r1pprPNR/pp2PkRb/4pp1Q/6pp/1P6/b1PP2P1/1B2n3]

Solution


13761 - Nicolas Dupont

Die Schwalbe 231, June 2008

Dedicated to Günter Lauinger

[k1N2N1b/1b2n1r1/1p4p1/1p2q1p1/n6r/8/P1PPPP1P/R1BQKB1R]

14+12. Shortest proof game in 19.5 moves

[k1N2N1b/1b2n1r1/1p4p1/1p2q1p1/n6r/8/P1PPPP1P/R1BQKB1R]

Solution


13762 - Bernd Gräfrath

Die Schwalbe 231, June 2008

Dedicated to Günter Lauinger

[rnb1kb1q/pp1ppp2/2p5/8/8/8/P1PPP1P1/RN3BNR]

10+12. Shortest proof game in 8.0 moves (Losing Chess)

[rnb1kb1q/pp1ppp2/2p5/8/8/8/P1PPP1P1/RN3BNR]

Solution


13763 - Klaus Wenda

Die Schwalbe 231, June 2008

Dedicated to Günter Lauinger

[1b5R/pkp5/7p/1r6/5p2/8/8/2r1Kb2]

2+9. -5 & #1 (Proca without forward defense, Anticirce)

[1b5R/pkp5/7p/1r6/5p2/8/8/2r1Kb2]

Solution


13764 - Wolfgang Dittmann

Die Schwalbe 231, June 2008

Dedicated to Günter Lauinger

[R1bk4/p2p2p1/1p1P4/5P2/2p1P3/3Kb3/4Prr1/3n2q1]

6+12. -13 & #1 (Proca, Anticirce)

[R1bk4/p2p2p1/1p1P4/5P2/2p1P3/3Kb3/4Prr1/3n2q1]

Solution


13765 - René J. Millour

Die Schwalbe 231, June 2008

Dedicated to Günter Lauinger

[rn1q1b1r/ppppp1pn/8/8/8/8/PPPP1PP1/RNB2BNR]

A: 12+12

[8/8/5p2/8/4P3/8/7Q/4K3]

B: 3+1

(Alice chess) Add the black king so that the length of the shortest proof game is a) minimal b) maximal. What is the geometrically longest queen route in a)? What is the geometrically shortest queen route in b)?

A: [rn1q1b1r/ppppp1pn/8/8/8/8/PPPP1PP1/RNB2BNR]

B: [8/8/5p2/8/4P3/8/7Q/4K3]

Solution


13766 - Bernd Schwarzkopf

Die Schwalbe 231, June 2008

Gesucht ist ein Illegal Cluster mit möglichst vielen und möglichst vielen unterschiedlichen Steinen des Partiesatzmaterials auf einen Geraden und einem weiteren wei?#376;en Stein auf wei?#376;em Feld.

Find an illegal cluster with as many as possible, and as many different pieces from the initial game array as possible, on a horizontal line, and another white piece on a white square.

Solution


13767 - Werner Keym

Die Schwalbe 231, June 2008

Dedicated to Wolfgang Dittmann's 75th birthday

Konstruiere ein Illegal Cluster mit den Königen, zwei Offizieren und zwei wei?#376;en Bauern. Der Abstand zwischen König und König, zwischen Offizier und Offizier sowie zwischen Bauer und Bauer ist gleich und möglichst gro?#376;.

Construct an illegal cluster with both kings, two officers and two white pawns. The distance between the two kings, the two officers and the two pawns is equal, and should be as large as possible.

Solution